A Steel Detailer earns an average wage of $19.61 per hour. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,563 - $79,341
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$35K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,492
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$13.81 - $28.07
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$14
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$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,563 - $79,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,534  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,819 - $71,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $28.07  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $40.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,534  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,819 - $71,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 315
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Job Description for Steel Detailer

Steel detailers prepare detailed drawings of steel for various structures, meeting specifications established by architect. They must be able to detail structural metal projects of various sizes from start to finish, as well as possess the ability to maintain working relationships with project managers. Steel detailers must have good time management skills to ensure projects on completed on schedule, and they need to be able to detail projects with speed and accuracy, accepting project-related challenges as required. Steel detailers may act as mentors to the drafting department and other departments as needed. They also act as the detailer for shop drawings of various sizes, including complex projects, as well as oversee other shop drawings as required.

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Steel Detailer Tasks

  • Detail structural and plate steel, and miscellaneous metals.
  • Produce erection and shop plans and drawings for steel fabricators and erectors for the manufacture of steel members used in the construction of buildings, bridges, industrial plants and non-building structures.

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Steel Detailer Reviews

What is it like working as a Steel Detailer?

Steel Detailer in Atlanta:
"Very in depth and face paced. Strong math and analytical ski."
Pros: The ability to design and have input into big projects. Being able to see your work on display in the real world.
Cons: Very limited time to complete tasks. Very detail oriented tasks that require in depth thinking at a fast pace. Management.

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Experience Affects Steel Detailer Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Steel Detailer Salaries


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SDS2
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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Excel
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Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing
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Autocad Structural Detailing
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SDS/2
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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